GIS Danger Mapping and Catastrophe Readiness in Barbados.


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GIS Hazard Mapping and Disaster Preparedness in Barbados Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar June 30 th ,2006 Ramon Roach Water Quality Analyst Marine Department CZMU Barbados

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Overview Hazard Mapping Traditional Hazard Mapping GIS Hazard Mapping Is it Necessary? HM in Barbados Flood Hazard Mapping Analytical Results Applications for HM in Barbados Disaster Management Long-Term Planning Way Forward UVI, 2006 Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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Hazard Mapping Definition: Process of setting up geologically where and to what degree specific wonders are prone to represent a risk to individuals, property, foundation and financial exercises. Customarily utilizing paper maps. Demonstrating Hazard Scenarios Evaluate impacts Frequency of event Duration of occasion Intensity of occasion Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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GIS Hazard Mapping Digital Implementation of Hazard Mapping Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Software Packages ESRI ArcView Mapmaker Advantages Over Paper Maps Easier to upgrade Automated spatial examination Straightforward information administration Easier to disseminate Interoperable with other information sorts Effective multi-risk mapping Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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LACLLA (2005) Hazard Mapping Why produce danger maps? Ebb and flow and anticipated natural perils make them key Hurricanes Tsunamis Climate Change Sea Level Rise Improves basic leadership Improves arranging viability

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Flood Hazard Mapping in Barbados DELCAN Atlantic Coast Study 1:100yr tempest model Wave runup Contour map heights Disruption of administrations and trade Banking Utilities Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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Flood Hazard Mapping in Barbados Flood Model Results 6,000 habitations along the west and south drifts 70% of west drift lodgings Emergency Shelters St. Lawrence Church St. Christopher\'s School Payne\'s Bay Methodist Church Police Stations Worthing Police Station Central Police Station Holetown Police Station 7 Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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Applications for Hazard Mapping in Barbados Disaster Management Planning Emergency Services Evacuation Routes Nearest "safe" haven relying upon sort or size of natural risk Number of people dislodged and abundance lodging required Basic administrations required after a calamity Sanitation Drinking water Food serc.carleton.edu Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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Applications for Hazard Mapping in Barbados Long-term Development Planning Building Setbacks CZMU shoreline and precipice difficulties Minimum building rises (TCPDO) Relocation or retrofitting of fundamental administrations Utilities Emergency Shelters Police Stations Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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Applications for Hazard Mapping in Barbados Insurance Rate Calculation Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMS) Insurance rate in light of flood helplessness Rates balanced depending on base surge rise (BFE) and freeboard Promotes enhanced building hones www.ci.central-point.or.us Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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The Way Forward Detailed Multi-Hazard Mapping Study for the coast Various danger situations including tidal waves and ocean level ascent Tiered reaction frameworks and mitigation methodologies in view of hazard seriousness Holistic way to deal with hazard administration Improved between office collaboration Long-term alleviation systems incorporated into advancement planning Coastal Planning for Disaster Management Seminar – June 30, 2006

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